Yiorgos – the Marathon trail: past and present

The visitors will enjoy a full day which includes a history trip to the Marathon classic route, a stroll through the local producers’ stalls and stands, and an invigorating family time with coffee, fresh juice and chit-chat.

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. The history of the Marathon classic route 

  2. The excellent quality vegetables and fruits that the blessed Marathon soil produces

  3. Points of cultural & historic interest: the Marathon classic route, the Marathon museum

€60, 4 hrs, 4 persons
 

Marathon - Where the Experience will take place

What Wikipedia says

Marathon is not just one of the most famous toponyms around the world, but also a city worth visiting and admiring for its natural beauty and enchanting atmosphere.

 

Built on the northeast coast of Attica, just 40 km away from Athens, Marathon has become a very attractive destination for visitors, as it is only twenty minutes away from Athens International Airport and just ten minutes away from the port of Rafina, a port that connects the Greek capital with the cosmopolitan Aegean islands.

 

Since January 1st, 2011 the Municipality of Marathon consists of four departments: Marathon, Nea Makri, Grammatiko and Varnavas.

 

It is the fifth largest municipality of Attica in terms of land area (total area of 22.17 thousand hectares) and has one of the most impressive, both in beauty and size, coastlines of the country, with a length of 38 km!

 

It is also one of the few areas of Attica, which combines the blue sea and the green of the mountains (as it is located at the foothills of Mount Penteli and bordered by the Gulf of Evia). That renders Marathon very attractive for visitors, not only in summer but in winter also. The municipality is Marathon has 28,000 residents. Marathon is the first and most historic district of the Municipality of

 

Marathon, is the one that bears the famous toponym of the city. Famous for its rare natural beauty, the lake with the dam, the cosmopolitan beach of Schinias, the rare pine forest, the gorge of Oinoi and of course the historic monuments, such as the Tomb of the Athenians.

 

Yiorgos Tsoutsouvas is your Host for the whole experience

Yiorgos is a retired economics professional with a long career in the business and finance sectors. He has travelled extensively to Europe, and loves fishing and taking care of his home garden with fruit bearing treas and natural herbs.

  • Place of ORIGIN: Athens

  • LIVES in: Marathonas, Attiki

  • SPEAKS: English

  • LOVES: travelling, swimming, fishing, camping, off-road driving

  • Has TRAVELLED to: all over Greece, most European countries, Tunisia, Morocco, Egypt

  • Personal TRAITS: humour, optimism, friendliness, ability to socialize

Here's how we'll spend the day and what we'll do together

This Experience is offered in TWO versions:

Standard Pack
€60, 4 hrs, 4 persons
Deluxe Pack
€120, 6 hrs, 4 persons
Deluxe Pack
Standard Pack

 WHAT you will LEARN: 

  1. The history of the Marathon classic route 

  2. The excellent quality vegetables and fruits that the blessed Marathon soil produces

  3. Points of cultural & historic interest: the Marathon classic route, the Marathon museum

 

Here are the details for Booking this Greek experience

  • Place:  Marathon

  • Meeting Point: Katehaki Metro Station at the ticket office

  • Standard Pack - Duration: 4 hours

Timetable: 10.00-14.00

Price:  60 euros per person

  • Deluxe Pack - Duration: 6 hours

Timetable: 10.00-16.00

Price:  120 euros per person

  • Availability:  1 April - 31 October. NOTE: the Marathon museum is closed on Mondays

  • Group size: 4 persons max

  • What’s SPECIAL about this experience: an insider’s trail along the Marathon legacy and natural landscape

HOW to get the Standard Pack:  1. click on the  Book Now  and, then, the  Request Booking  buttons, below  

2. at the field Redeem Promo Code FILL-IN:  standard_pack   3. you automatically get the 50%  discount on the Deluxe Pack price

 

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